|—||Brene Brown (via jennhope)|
Choosing not to be affectionate with family who have abused or mistreated you doesn’t make you a bad person. It isn’t selfish or disrespectful. It’s a form of self-care. It’s about you honoring your feelings and holding people accountable for their abuse. It’s about you standing up for yourself and your needs. It’s about you making your mental health a priority. So if getting distance from certain family members is what you need right now, or permanently, then you have every right to withhold your love and leave. You don’t have to sacrifice yourself for the sake of maintaining a relationship. And you don’t ever have to apologize for creating a safer space for yourself.
|—||Daniell Koepke (via internal-acceptance-movement)|
Hold their hand and then never touch their skin again,
See them nearly everyday and pretend they don’t exist,
Act like everything you ever said to them was a lie.
|—||Was this your plan all along? (via cigerettes)|
what if our use of emojis gradually becomes so extensive that we actually circle back to writing in hieroglyphics
|—||Osho (via onlinecounsellingcollege)|
Whenever your faith in people is lost, remember these pictures.
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People are still good. For some reason the negativity is all we pay attention to, but there are still good things happening in the world. We just need to be reminded of that once in a while.